The Ministry of Health has so far recorded 34 cumulative cases of Ebola in the country.
Ebola, a deadly yet preventable disease, was first reported in Mubende district this week.
The ministry said in a Sunday statement that of these, 16 have been confirmed while 18 are probable cases.
On Sunday alone, the ministry recorded three cases in Kyegegwa and one in Kassanda districts.
“No confirmed cases in Kampala as yet,” the ministry said.
So far, the cumulative Ebola deaths are 21 with four confirmed and 17 still probable.
The ministry urged the public to adhere to preventive measures and report people with symptoms, saying samples from the suspected cases have been taken to Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) for testing.
Ebola outbreak was confirmed about one month after North Kivu—the part of DR Congo bordering Uganda—reported an outbreak.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the case in North Kivu was genetically linked to “the 2018-2020 outbreak in North Kivu, Ituri and South Kivu provinces (Ebola Zaire strain) and not a new spillover event.”
There is an outbreak of #Ebola in Mubende District. Ebola is a deadly yet preventable disease.
— Ministry of Health- Uganda (@MinofHealthUG) September 22, 2022